How To Change by Default Username in Windows 10/11 [2023]

If you want to change the administrator name in Windows 10 or 11’s latest version. This thing happened to me also a few years ago when I installed windows 10. I see that my windows have by default name “Administrator” and I want to change that name but at that time I don’t know how to change then I went on to many websites finding how to change administrator name on windows 10 but I couldn’t find any helpful article or video. (The same process will apply with windows 11)

In today’s article, I will show you the easiest way to change your windows 10/11 default name “Administrator” in the latest version of windows 10 using the run dialog box.

Change By Default user name in Windows 11

  1. Press Windows + R on your keyboard after pressing the button you will see a pop-up as shown below.
Run dialog box
  • Type the following command “netplwiz” inside the run dialog box and press Enter on your keyboard
  • After hitting enter you will see a window as shown in the image below
All User Accounts
  • Now you will see the lists of users inside that list select the user titled “Administrator”
  • Then click on Properties
  • After clicking you will see a new window like shown below
Properties of User
  • Now inside “User Name” Enter desired name that you want to show as Username
  • After then click on Apply


You have successfully changed your Username in Windows 10/11.

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